Category : Pianists

Dr Valerie Capers: Composer and Pianist ( with contribution from Johns Robinson – Bassist)

Valerie Capers “Until my works are published they only exist in John’s handwriting. I wrote ‘Portraits in Jazz’ a long time ago. The first time ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) selected my work for their piano grade syllabus they picked “Billie’s Song” from the collection. I was very inspired by Billie

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Nadav Hertzka: Concert Pianist

  “In my next concert I’ll be playing Janacek, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and also contemporary composers; Borenstein and Waley-Cohen. I have an interest in playing new music; I wanted to explore more than the Classical composers I was mainly playing; perform contemporary music and also work with the composers. I don’t collaborate with the composer until the

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Joseph Fleetwood – Concert Pianist

Generally I’ll start my practice session with a little warm-up, play some Bach, or something light, or something Romantic, just to get the blood going through the hands. Then I’ll look up the repertoire I’m performing at that particular time and focus on the technical problems because, there’s no point in playing the whole programme

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Nimrod Borenstein – Composer

“I have always loved the piano and just recently wrote a new cycle for solo piano which will be premiered  by the pianist Konstantin Lifschitz in London in March 2014. The three pieces,  ‘Lucilla’s Beehive’ , ‘Uchti-Tuchti’ and  ‘The Melancholic Mobile’  are part of a cycle called ‘Reminiscences of Childhood’ opus 54. These pieces are a look at childhood from

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